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monday morning. >> it's friday! caption colorado, l.l.c. extreme weher. extreme weather. a powerful storm system rips across the northeast leaving a trail of destruction from ohio to new york. while all eyes remain on three powerful hurricanes churning up heavy winds, big surf and even bigger concern. palin politics. the former alaska governor heads to iowa as she celebrates two more successful senate endorsements. is this the first step in her plan to take on president obama in 2012? and acid hoax. the woman who says she was attacked in washington state now says she did it to herself. we'll hear from police as to why and also have exclusive reaction from the victim of a possible
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copycat attack with us in the studio early this friday, copycat attack with us in the studio early this friday, september 17th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs and a good friday morning. oh. to you. still waking up this. i i'm erica hill. foggy in new york city. >> i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. breaking news this morning. you will never guess who showed up in a prison in peru. right? it was beth holloway trying to pay a visit to joran van der sloot and face to face for a couple minutes. >> natalee holloway's mom. people here in new york talking about this and not just new york affected. some really unusual weather for the area in new york city yesterday. huge storms rolled through around rush hour. hail, powerful winds.
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there was a huge thunderstorm. sideways rain and a possible tornado. dave price joining us this morning in queens and forest hills, new york, where the storm hit the hardest with the latest this morning. talk about some destruction, dave. >> erica, you know, typically with this weather like this happens, we thohead in a plane southwest and new york city where we are in our backyard. this is queens, new york. if you are not from this area, a few miles from manhattan and a few miles from laguardia airport. and in this park, downed trees, debris everywhere. and this is just emblem attic of what you are seeing across several boroughs of new york city. storms like this particularly dangerous in urban areas. still to be determined whether it was an official tornado. but new york city and the northeast have had their share of weird weather from blistering heat to extreme cold and snow and now this.
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wild weather rolled across the northeast thursday, striking hard in new york city. over a thousand miles from tornado alley. tearing off roofs with reported wind gusts of over 100 miles per hour. >> it lookeddoomsday. it made it like midnight. >> reporter: tornado warnings in three of the five boroughs just after 5:00 p.m. the fury lasted minutes after bolts of lightning lit up the statue of liberty and the surrounding city. >> one of those thing that is while it may be an about of god doesn't make it easier for us. >> reporter: there were scattered reports of a funnel cloud touching the ground. investigators will determine if it was an official tornado or not. >> wow. >> reporter: there have been six in the big apple in the last 40 years. home videos posted online within minutes showed dramatic weather that downed power lined, uprooted gigantic trees and smashed windows. >> it was thundering, lights were going crazy. the shingles on the house were flying down.
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>> reporter: one confirmed fatality, a woman killed when the car was crushed by a falling tree. she pulled over to the side of the road to wait for the storm to pass. early evening tornado warnings posted in central ohio. the wooster campus of the nation's largest agriculture research center was littered with shattered glass, broken concrete and splintered trees. tens of thousands of people still without power throughout new york city's five boroughs. long island and new jersey and more violent weather about to roll into sections of the midwest where all of this came from. now to our other big story. we go out and look at igor. now moving in a northwest direction. it was a west-northwesterly moving storm. 760 miles south-southeast of bermuda. winds 125 miles per hour. it is a powerful category 3 storm. tropical storm force winds extend 290 miles from the storm's center and hurricane winds a full 105 miles. this is dangerous. it's big and it's headed towards
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bermuda making landfall sunday night into monday morning. we are guessing 10:00 p.m. to about 2:00 a.m. to watch that storm, as well. a lot going on in the weather world. back do you in the studio. >> dave price in queens, thanks. >> thanks, dave. now to politics. two more republicans endorsed by sarah palin were big winners in this week's primaries as palin campaigns this week, speculation is growing that the former gop vice presidential candidate wants to be on the top of the ticket in 2012. cbs news national correspondent dean reynolds is in des moines with more. good morning, dean. >> reporter: good morning, harry. well, you're right about that speculation. and sarah palin's appearance in des moines tonight caps off a week during which her political clout on display for all to see. for those that like her and those that don't. her appearance in kentucky on thursday was vintage palin. >> take it back. we can take back our country. and we're going to turn things around. >> reporter: she was campaigning
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for republican hopeful rand paul. one of the tea party insurgents she's endorsed. sometimes to the chagrin of gop regulars who worry they're too extreme, unelectable or both. it's a reaction she apparently relishes. >> the hierarchy and, you know, they're not liking this. >> reporter: tonight, palin comes to iowa which holds the first presidential caucus in 2012. is she setting the table for a presidential campaign? >> we're fortunate to have her because she energizes iowa republicans at all levels. >> reporter: democratic strategists say the more sarah the better for them. >> the very best organizer of the democratic spaert going to be here in iowa. sarah palin. >> reporter: indeed, our latest polling shows the number of americans viewing her unfavorably has been rising along with her visibility. now, sarah palin isn't saying anything about her long-term plans. but as they say in political
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circles here in iowa, nobody comes to this state by accident. dean reynolds, cbs news, des moines. we want to bring in chief washington correspondent and host of "face the nation" bob schieffer. good morning, bob. >> good morning to you, harry. >> can one appearance in iowa constitute the beginning of a presidential campaign? >> well, it might. there's no question about it but, you know, what is really bothering the establishment republicans right now is what happened to republicans back in 1964. you know, they had almost won in 1960 when nixon ran against kennedy. the next -- the next time around, 1964, republicans threw out all the establishment people, all the leaders of their party and nominated barry goldwater. as i have said many times, a very good man and someone far to the right of the mainstream of the republican party. they'd lost in a landslide.
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same thing happened to democrats in 1972. they threw out all the establishment candidate -- people, leaders in their party, big city mayors like dick daly and nominated a very good man, george mcgovern, but someone far to the left of the mainstream of their party and they lost in a landslide and that's what's bothering the establishment republicans right now, they're worried are they headed to something like that in 2012? >> take a right -- take to the edge of the abyss, as it were. but that becomes the question. if you're the republicans, how do you -- because who's undeniable is passion and motivation of the supporters of the tea party folks. if you're the republicans srks there an a way to harness the energy? >> you're right. these people are committed. a lot of tea party folks are not republicans. they didn't -- you know, they're anti-tax. they're very, very conservative.
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they tend to be older. in midterm elections, you don't have young people turning out very much to vote and they were a powerful force. mine, there's absolutely no question about it. sarah palin's endorsement meant a great deal to those particular people. but how is this going to play in november? and that's -- that's what they're all grappling with. how do you keep the enthusiasm but in the same time appeal to the people in the middle, the independents, who in the end are always the ones who decide the election. >> it is all about the middle. it is an interesting dichotomy because as sarah palin's negatives continue to go up, everything she touched turns to gold. o'donnell in delaware. two weeks ago, was not given a snowball's chance in you know what. and she ends up running rough shod over the republican candidate. >> you know, harry, it all goes back to the economy. once again, i mean, you saw the figures. one person in seven in this country is now living in
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poverty. people are still unemployed. people are still looking for work. what you're seeing is the fraus tradition that just sort of permeates all of our politics right now. and you're seeing in these tea party folks kind of the right end of all of that. >> all right. >> and it all comes from that. if the economy gets a little bit better, i think you will see a lot of things change in this equation. but so far, it's not getting better. >> could be the ice tea party. bob schieffer in washington this morning, as always, we appreciate your time. and remember, watch the interview with former president clinton on "face the nation" this sunday morning here on cbs. we do want to get you a look at the other stories following for you this morning. jeff glor has those. >> good morning to you at home. it is the second day of the pope's historic visit to great britain. meantime, police broke up an alleged plot on the pope's life arresting a group of five men
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just before dawn this morning. cbs news correspondent mark phillips has more on the pope's day. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. well, this is, in fact, turning out to be more than a papal visit. it is turning into a test of getting the message across over the background noise of the church's child abuse scandal and that test gets harder as time goes on. pope benedict brought his message to the classroom visiting a catholic school in london. he has an ironic challenge. bemoaning the weakening religion in every day life and the church's own public struggle with the child molesting priests helping to drive people away. >> the life of face can be effective when it's nurturing when the atmosphere is one of respectful and affectionate
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trust. >> reporter: pope benedict proved on this trip that he can still draw a crowd. yet, impressive though the 65,000-strong open air mass in scotland was yesterday, it was only about a quarter of the size of the crowd pope john paul drew to the same park on his visit 28 years ago. ♪ and this crowd had a much better warm-up act. the former scottish choir girl turned star and internet sensation susan boyle who sang a medially of her hits. ♪ this is been billed as pope benedi benedict's most political day of the visit. meets with the archbishop and gives a speech to british parliamentarians and also the protesters against child abuse, for gay rights and other issues, promise to follow him wherever he goes. jeff? >> all right. mark phillips this morning, thank you very much. the poverty rate in the united states as bob schieffer
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climbed last year. the census bureau says 44 million people now or 1 in 7 americans now live below the poverty line. mississippi with the highest share of poor people. new hampshire the lowest. and number of americans without health care was also higher by 16.7%. this morning wall street critic elizabeth warren said she's accepted the president's job offer to create a consumer protection bureau. and the blownout oil well in the gulf of mexico could be plugged once and all by this sunday. a relief well was connected last night. now cement and mud can be pumped into the damaged well to seal it from the bottom. it's been nearly five months since the explosion and leak that spilled an estimated 200 million gallons of oil into the gulf. and 13 minutes after the hour, let's go back to dave price in queens. it's really nasty weather last night. dave, good morning. >> good morning to you, jeff. investigators are going to be out looking at the debris field,
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seeing how all of these trees fell in what direction to determine if it was a tornado. it certainly is some significant damage, though. talk about the rest of the country right now. see what's happening all over the u.s. in the northwest, you will see scattered showers, cool and breezy conditions. warmer inland. southwest warmer. northern plains, some sun,
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>> that's a quick that's a quick look at your weather from queens, new york. erica, back to you in the studio. >> dave, thanks. we want to get you the latest on the brutal home invasion trial in connecticut. yesterday was another emotional day for jurors. cbs news correspondent betty nguyen is here with the latest. you were in the courtroom yesterday. it's heart wrenching. >> it is. good morning. the jury take on a disturbing journey inside the house where the murders took place and a lot of evidence centered around how the horrible attack occurred. jurors on thursday saw the photos showing the aftermath of the horrific home invasion that left jennifer hawke-petit and daughters haley and michaela dead. that followed a week of chill i video of jennifer's last minutes alive. and grueling testimony of william petit, the lone survivor. >> we have a lot of support. like to thank friends and people
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from all over the state and the country for their notes and texts and e-mails. they've been very supportive. >> reporter: petit addressed reporters outside court. >> we're happy with the way the prosecution is presenting its case and things are moving along at a reasonable pace. >> reporter: the prosecution's case turned to photographs of the petit's torched home that told the tale of torture and murder. cynthia is jennifer's sister. >> we have lived with this for over three years and we did walk through the house a long time ago so those images really stay in your mind even though they wish they could leave. >> reporter: pictures of fire ravaged bedrooms, cords still tied to bed posts that prosecutors say were used to restrain the petit daughters, both girls died of smoke inhalation. >> what that does is really put a picture in the jury's head of the horror and the tragedy, the fear and the anguish the victims must have felt in their final moments. >> reporter: and jurors saw this baseball bat which prosecutors
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say defendant steven hayes and partner joshua komisarjevsky used to beat dr. petit. the defense revealed that hayes suffered seizures wednesday night. >> they're trying to present him as a person capable of emotions. perhaps if they can humanize him to this jury they will later be rewarded by a life sentence instead of the death penalty. >> reporter: hayes agreed to plead guilty in exchange for that life sentence but prosecutors want the death penalty. the judge dismissed the jurors after lunch because of hayes' physical condition. the trial resumes on monday. erica? >> so tough to hear. >> difficult. >> thanks. still ahead this morning, why did she do it? a woman who said she was attacked byes a it in her face, well, now admitting it was all a hoax. self inflicted. we'll get reaction from another acid attack victim. it's a surprise visitor for jfrds.
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just ahead so many people shocked when we heard this woman bethany story, turns out the acid attack she said happened was all a hoax. we'll get more information from the police department and joined in the studio by another victim. we met her last week and finds out how she feels the fact this other was a hoax. the latest on the surprise visit from natalee holloway's . bet i could beat you there. ? [ male announcer ] with its 43 safety features, like the parkview rear back-up camera...
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good morning. let's take you to milpitas where we have live look at 880/237, friday light this morning, no delays to report on the connector road. 237 westbound around zanker road two-car accident on the right side of the road. traffic just a little slow through that area. over to the bay bridge we go,
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where we're backed up at least beyond 880 at this point. and look at that, our resident spider has emerged. metering lights are on. that's fun. not bad. we have live look cruising between 880 and foster city. south 880 slow as you head through hayward. that's a look at traffic. here's your forecast. tracy? >> that whole spider thing is funny, you know, he just knows exactly when to come on screen. maybe he is trying to get a little face time? our forecast for today includes some clouds, you think? here's a look out toward coit tower. you know, it's not there. it's gone. that's because we have a whole lot of fog. low clouds, fog, and drizzle in the bay area for this morning. for the afternoon, coastal locations with cloudy skies with a few breaks of sunshine also expecting some sunshine well inland and a mix of sun and clouds around the bay. more clouds for saturday, cooler conditions sunday, and even a chance of showers.
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that's some seriously enthusiastic people out there on a friday morning. >> you think friday has anything to do with it? >> sometimes. welcome back to "the early show." hard to imagine things worse for joran van der sloot but he is in jail in peru charged with murdering a young woman there and guess who shows up this week. natalee holloway's mother. she reportedly snuck in with a dutch journalist when's been sort of following him and chronicling the story for sometime and hearing about their confrontation behind bars in a couple of minutes. >> the twists and turns you never expect them and then they are. if you're headed to the gym, a workout before the gym, watch
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this. >> it was the most painful thing. >> reporter: but the story became even more painful four days later in what may be a copycat crime, 41-year-old derri velarde getting out of a car at an arizona home when a woman threw a glass of acid at her. she told "the early show" about her experience last week. >> took seconds, probably milliseconds to start burning and, yeah, i felt like my skin just on fire and it just felt deep and intense and it was awful. >> reporter: she was left with severe burns on her face, neck and back and seemed like two vicious attacks but now bethany storro said she made the story up telling police thursday she did it to herself. >> during the interview, miss storro admitted that the injuries were self inflicted. >> reporter: police say in the investigation the story wasn't adding up. the 28-year-old then told them
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the truth. but why would she do this to herself? >> really, what you are seeing is a hole in the life and a strong need for attention and willingness to go to any extoent it. >> reporter: police say they have no explanation for storro's hoax but said she is upset. >> very upset, very remorseful and this is something that got bigger than she expected. >> reporter: prosecutors will decide whether or not to charge her with a crime. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. joining us this morning from vancouver, washington, police commander marla shoe man. why would someone do this? did she tell you why she threw acid on herself? >> you know, she's had lengthy conversations with the detective that interviewed her and i'm sure he has that information. i'm not sure that we can discuss
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it right now. there are probably pending charges based on the actions of bethany that prevent us from doing that. is there a motive? i'm sure there is and one can only wonder what her state of mind is. >> do you know what it was that made her decide to own up to this, to admit it? >> really, from the very beginning, her story had a lot of holes and red flags ands a we developed more and more information, it was very clear that this was probably a self-inflicted act, and that we actually executed a search warrant at her home yesterday morning and retrieved several pieces of evidence. at the condition collusion of that, she spoke with the detectives and eventually owned up to the fact this was actually something she had done herself. >> was there any acid or any product that could have been used on her found in the home? >> we did not discover that at the home, no. >> do you think that her family knew about this at all? >> based on the reactions, no, i
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really don't think so. at this point, they're very concerned for bethany and they appear very devastated. >> i can imagine. you mentioned that there are likely to be charges in this case. what could some of those charges -- what sort of charges i say could bethany storro be facing? >> basic charge would be false reporting. it could go depending on whether she accessed the funds from the fund-raisers, any of the financial aspect of this, could go all the way up to felony charges on fraud. >> i know that you are working with get some of that money back donated. commander shoeman, thank you for the details and facts on this. derri velarde you joined us about a week ago. you were attacked outside of your home. a woman threw acid on your and you thought it coup could be a copycat attack and hear she did it to herself and made up the story. when's your reaction? >> yeah.
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oh, my initial reaction was it just couldn't be possible. you know? i thought, no, that's got to be some -- you know, rumor out there or something but i just thought -- i can't imagine someone doing this to themselves and so i was -- it was just so upsetting. i literally got physically ill when i heard that and i thought that was a possibility. >> and when we last spoke, you were thinking about perhaps reaching out to her. you had both gone through the terrible experience. >> yes. >> is she still someone you want to talk to? >> you know, to be honest, no. i originally did want to reach out to her. i said, i wonder if there's any way i can. it happened to her, as well. we have like that common bond, obviously, is how i felt in the beginning and heard about her from the hospital bed having just had this previously happen to her so i felt like i -- you know, there was a connection there and someone asked me did i feel betrayed or -- i said,
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possibly if i met her and befriended her and possibly felt betrayed more. i would say deceived maybe a little. you know? like everyone else kind of feeling like -- wow. this is unbelievable. >> it does seem
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up next, face to face. joran van der sloot and natalee holloway's mother in a peruvian
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morning in the natalee holloway case. the mother of the missing alabama teenager reportedly went behind bars this week in peru to confront joran van der sloot, the prime suspect in her disappearance. we're in miami with the rest of the story. good morning, kelly. >> reporter: good morning. the last time she came face to face with him was the night after her daughter disappeared. this meeting was reportedly very brief but dramatic. junior jan van der absolute has been behind bars for three and a half months now locked inside peru's notorious castro castro prison charged with the brutal murder of a 22-year-old peruvian woman. according to authorities she came face to face with him, the young man long the prime suspect in her daughter's disappearance on the island of aruba five and a half years ago. apparently holloway snuck into the prison without being identified and carrying a hidden
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camera, aided by a dutch tv reporter doing a special on her. hal way, who spent about five minutes with him, allegedly began the meeting telling him she had, quote, no hate in her soul for him. he is said to have responded by handing her his attorney's business card and saying he couldn't speak without his lawyer present. radaronline went further claiming she asked direct questions about nataleeeast disappearance but he refused to answer. john q. kelly, hal way's attorney, confirmed only she is in peru saying, she's a mother without a daughter. she wants to bring her daughter home. authorities in peru quickly removed beth hal way from the prison, now being detained reportedly in peru by those authorities. harry, erica? >> thairpgs very much. such and odd sort of twist, though, this peter defreeze chronicled joran van der sloot's
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story the last few years. they go into prison and he's going to surprise joran with her or -- >> clearly something more. >> he basically rebuffs her t. doesn't make much sense. >> i'm interested to see how much she may see when she comes back, how much we will learn from her sign, her motivation from going there. >> up next prince william gets his wings. now that he can fly helicopters, what's his next step? we'll take you to england for the flying prince. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. nothing is proven to help you fall asleep faster than advil pm liqui-gels. rushing real liquid relief to ease you to sleep fast. for nighttime pain, make advil pm your #1 choice.
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force search & rescue program meaning he will soon co-pilot one of the rescue helicopters. there is a tradition for the royal men to join the military. unlike his younger brother, harry, who saw active service in afghanistan, prince quill yam heir to the throne can't be sent to battle. this is very exciting, dramatic job and at times is going to be quite dangerous. this job goes some way, i suppose, to compensate to the fact he's not going to be able to be a front-line soldier because his position to the throne. >> i think the future head of the armed forces, you at least get the opportunity to be credible and do the job i signed up for and do the best i can. >> william has been learning to fly various aircraft for the past four years. this latest phase of helicopter training has cost the british taxpayer about a million and a half dollars. with 50 hours on a flight simulator and 70 more inside a helicopter. he will be based in wales, where he's rents ad house and living with his long-term girlfriends
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kate middleton. by the way the air force warns anyone calling in a bogus s.o.s. to bring prince william choppering to the rescue will presented with a hefty bill for the whole mission. i think that's my favorite part of the story. >> we thought we had an original idea. >> little did we know it would be too expensive for us to carry out. >> there you go. lots more coming up on "the early show" on -- yes it is a friday. we'll be right back. stay tuned. ,,,,,,,,
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a story out of michigan getting a lot of attention, little girl 6 years old on the cheerleading team. >> uh-huh. >> should the cheer talk about shaking booties? >> and should they shake their booties at 6? >> i wonder about that. no longer on the team, not her choice, though. quite a story.
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it is 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm sydnie kohara. pg&e records now being checked by federal investigators as they try to find what caused last week's pipeline explosion in san bruno. they are looking at the utilities' records of pressure in the gas line that blew up. police say a fourth sexual assault has been reported at a walnut creek apartment complex. a berkeley man is still in jail on charges related to the three other cases reported at that same complex a few months ago. and a warning for boaters off the northern california coast. watch out for whales. there is a dead whale stuck on the bow of a ship at the port of oakland. they are trying to determine whether it was dead when the ship hit it. they are trying to figure out how to remove it from the ship, as well. traffic and weather right after this. . but what really happened?
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not cnn says his assertion about his tax record was "just plain wrong." jerry brown went out there and took credit for the fact that the people of california voted for proposition 13, which lowered taxes, which he opposed. and now he's going around taking credit for it. he raised taxes as governor of california. he had a surplus when he took office and a deficit when he left. he doesn't tell the people the truth.
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and good morning from the traffic center. we start off with bart delays, about 10 to 15 minutes from the daly city, millbrae, sfo direction into the east bay. this is due to an earlier police activity that happened at the west oakland station. so again, 10 to 15 minutes for bart. caltrain though, muni, all checking in problem-free this morning. golden gate bridge lots of fog. we are seeing some slight delays there as you approach on the that southbound side so give yourself some extra time
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this morning. south 101 not too bad out of marin county. westbound 4 on the brakes through antioch. traffic slow all the way into the pittsburg area, westbound 580 sluggish, as well. that's a look at your ride. let's check your forecast. here's tracy. >> hey, thank you, gianna. forecast for the morning, boy, still got quite a bit of clouds out there. here's a look out toward the bay bridge and a few breaks of sunshine. sunshine trying to breakthrough. conditions for today, they do include sunshine, plenty of sunshine inland with highs today near 80 degrees. temperatures around the bay in the upper 60s and the mid-60s for the coastline with ample clouds and drizzle. for the weekend, changes saturday, plenty of clouds, sunday not only will it be cloudy, it's going to be cooler, and there's also a chance of a shower. yeah. the last weekend of summer. monday and tuesday, plenty of sunshine and temperatures are attempting to warm back up. check out wednesday and thursday. mix of sun and clouds expected, with temperatures along the coast in the lower 60s, and the upper 70s. that will be well inland for both days.
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welcome back to "the rly welcomeack welcome back to the rshrsh "the early show" on a friday morning. did you notice that camera went live, it started to rain. >> started to rain. >> you can't dampen this parade. >> not at all. not dampen our enthusiasm this morning. >> you will not. and we have rather enthusiastic friends on the plaza. >> yeah. folks from iowa, folks from -- >> ohio. >> cincinnati. >> and right here in new york city, too. >> that, too. >> we got it all for you. just ahead this morning, you probably are worried about certain things when you go to the gym. right? working on that six pack, getting your heart rate up. what about the germs? i'm not talking about bringing
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your own towel to sit on and making sure you wipe down the equipment. it goes much deeper than that. the bacteria is everywhere. linked to things like mrs mrsa. the staff infections. susan koeppen is here to tell you what to look out for and keep yourself as healthy as you can. >> is this an excuse not to go? >> no, it isn't, harry. also, a stumbling block of money. a woman got dumped after she told her fiance how much she owed in college loans. it's not funny. a true story. also we'll speak with a 6-year-old who used to be a cheerleader. her mom not happy with one ever of the routines the little girl had. our skirts are too tight, we shake our bootis from left to right. they're 6. mom says it's suggestive. led to a huge blowup.
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kennedy is no longer a cheerleader. >> invited out of the program. >> yes. >> all right. first, talking all morning about the great big storm that blew through here yesterday. boy, it rattled the wilgds in all of manhattan for sure. dave price is a few miles away in forest hills with another check of the weather. dave, good morning. >> good morning to you, harry. did more than rattle the windows here. we are in queens, you mentioned.
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this weather report sponsored by kellogg's frosted mini-wheats. three working hurricanes right now. igor, julia and karl. a busy time in the atlantic. busy time here for cleanup here in queens, new york. a look at your weather picture. a lot going on. over to you for the news headlines, jeff. we are learning of a possible threat to pope benedict. the pope is outside london on the second day of a historic visit to the uk. mark phillips is in london with more on that story. good morning, mark.
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>> reporter: good morning again, jeff. this appears to be a case of the london police taking no chances while the pope is here. counterterrorism police here this morning, it's been announced, arrested five men. the pope at the time was, as you say, in suburban london, in the center of london. they moved in, the police did, before 6:00 a.m. this morning, picked up five men who they suspected of plotting some sort of terrorist act. they're not saying it was directly a threat against the pope at this stage. the men are said to be non-british in origin, but the police received a tip that something was up and decided they had to act quickly and arrested them. they have since investigated the premises where the men lived and worked. they have not found, they say, any hazardous material in those places. the london police say as well they have reviewed the security arrangements they is made for the pope's visit and are satisfied that they are still adequate, and so the visit goes on and we wait for word what if anything these men will be
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charged with. >> mark phillips in london, thanks. back in the u.s., the poverty rate is at its highest level since the 1960s. the poverty rate climbed 14.3% last year. the census department reports one in seven americans, 43 1/2 million people, are now living below the poverty line. it's 2010, but sarah palin may be thinking 2012. tonight she's speaking at iowa republican the biggest fund-raiser fueling speculation she may run for president. yesterday she urged for republicans 20 take advantage of recent wins by tea party-backed candidates. last night president obama attended a fund-raiser for the democratic senate candidate in connecticut. naming wall street credit elizabeth warren to head a new consumer protection agency. former fred jimmy carter has harsh words for the late senator ted kennedy. he tells "60 minutes" he blocked his own efforts at health care to deny him a major policy success. >> the fact is we would have had
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comprehensive health care now had it not been for ted kennedy's deliberately blocking the legislation i proposed in 197 or '79. >> you blame teddy for it failing? >> exactly. >> health care, his issue. >> exactly. it was his fault. ted kennedy killed the bill. >> that interview with president carter this sunday on "60 minutes." a surgeon wounded in johns hopkins hospital in baltimore is expected to survive. ap 50-year-old man distraught over the treatment of his bed ritten mother shot that man and later killed his mother and herself in her hospital room. from turkey, hair-raising video. a baby crawls on to a busy highway monday. he'd been sleeping with his mother apparently in the bushes. a truck driver finally alerted other drivers. incredibly that baby was not hurt. that mother is now being questioned. now here's erica. >> jeff, thanks. up next, more than a wait on that bar bell at the gym. don't miss our investigation of
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you go to the gym to get in e bu you go to the gym to get in shape. if you're not careful that trip can be hazardous to your help. consumer correspondent susan koeppen is here with disturbing information, not about using equipment incorrectly but germs at the germ. >> more than 45 million americans belong to health clubs. that adds up to a lot of dirt, sweat, and as we found out, a lot of germs. they say no pain, no gain. but when gow to your local gym, you want to get fit, not infected. >> you go to the gym, do you worry about germs? >> yes, definitely. >> all those weights, bikes and barbells can be loaded with
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germs. just ask shelby hoff. >> i never thought working out could cause a life threatening infection. >> she picked up mrsa. >> my arm got so big it burst like a snake. >> reporter: could it put you at risk? we wanted to find out what was lurking, so we swabbed four surfaces and sent it to sani-pure, a certified lab. >> we had astronomical total bacteria counts in the many millions on just about every surface examined. >> reporter: lab director said the test also found e. coli. the highest numbers came from this mat at one gym and the shower at another. he said at every location they found something that can cause a nasty rash. the highest concentration was in this shower. but he said the most disturbing finding was staph aureus
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detected on this locker room bench. that's an indicator some people could contract mercy. >> we don't want to see staph aureus. >> reporter: they just announced new guidelines for gyms, new towels and cleaning equipment before and after each use. gym across the country are moving away from the spray bottle with the rag. >> one paper towel, rip it off, use it. >> throw it away. >> reporter: at this gym in pittsburgh, members are now offered paper towels and encouraged to use hand sanitizer. shelby has healed but still suffers from occasional numbness in her hand. >> there are things out there that you can't see that will harm you. i want people to prevent anything like that from happening to them. >> reporter: the international health racket and supports club association told us maintaining a clean facility and protecting
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members is a top priority adding, quote, it is important for clubs to educate their members about simple ways to increase cleanliness." erica. >> what are some of those ways, beyond spraying down your equipment. my gym sometimes there's not a spray bottle so you might want to bring your own. what else should you do. >> it's simple. wash your hands before and after you're working out. also, when you go home, don't just wash your gym clothes, actually wash your gym bag. consider that as an option. >> wash yourself right away, too, so you get rid of the germs. >> absolutely. >> susan, thanks. now here is harry. all right, erica. all you need is love, as long as you don't have debt. we'll give you some advice when we come back. >> announcer: cbs healthwatch sponsored by advil. make advil your number one choice. more than the medicines in tylenol or aleve. use the medicine doctors use for themselves. one more reason to make advil your #1 choice.
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forever. but when you mix in your finances, especially if one of
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you is in serious debt, it can sometimes end up in heartbreak. once upon a time allison enjoyed a storybook romance. she met a man and fell in love on the first date. >> he brought me a goldfish in lieu of flowers and took me to the opera. >> early in the relationship she told her boyfriend she incurred debt pursuing her college degree. >> i just told him it was over $100,000 and i didn't really know the exact amount. >> the money was not an issue for him. three years later, he proposed. >> we started to, you know, get our finances in order and started talking about, you know, our wedding and things like that and how much we were going to spend. >> when she took a closer look at her finances, she nearly fainted. >> my loan in total is about $170,000. >> she broke the news to her fiance. >> he seemed understanding at first and then the next day, he, you know, came home from work
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and was very, very upset. a and, you know, just accused me of lying to him for the past three years. >> three days later, he called off the wedding. >> i was shocked. i was very shocked. i was hurt. i couldn't believe it. >> there's good debt in a relationship and then there's bad debt in a relationship. >> dr. seth meyers tells couples to good morning, everyone, i'm up front with their finances. >> how people spend tells a lot about the kind of judgment that they use and the kinds of decisions that they make. >> it's not like i went out and, you know, went shopping and, you know, didn't pay my credit card bills. >> with americans carrying a combined two trillion dollars in debt, it's unlikely allison is the only one with a broken heart. >> i guess i learned that, you know, money is more important than i had initially thought. i didn't think it was more important than love. but, i guess now i've learned that it is.
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>> a deal-breaker to be sure. joining us to talk about this, "early show" adviser ray martin an psychologist and relationship expert cooper lawrence. good morning, kids. >> good morning. >> are you surprised by this story? >> no. i mean, this is a whole generation of narcissists who feel entitled and run up all kinds of money, all kinds of debt because they feel i deseb, i deserve a house, i deserve cars, all that kind of stuff, i deserve to live beyond my means. >> should a relationship hinge, though on something like this? tijts should if it's about the person's personality. one thing if you are trying to get a ph.d. further your career or doing do something for your life but a very different message you are sending of your character than someone just living all their bills are on their credit cards, they like to shop. too very different people there. >> ray martin? >> i jump in here on that one. >> finances are your area of expertise. >> yeah. yeah. >> but we're going to ask you to come over a bridge here. you're meeting for coffee and
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it's your first date. do you bring your tax return with you? >> there's a time to talk about this. i don't think the first date. >> so romantic. >> the seventh, the eighth date, the third date, i don't know when you do it. but, you know, there is a time to do it. here's, why you talk about having kids. you talk about careers. >> right. >> as operations of things you want to accomplish together, money is a central part of that, all that goes into that. so, you have to talk about that because if you have a lot of debt built up, it could be a constraint. we can't buy the house we want or have as many kids as we thought until we do this. >> -- on relationships are about dreams and aspirations and if you have a giant dead weight behind you it is kind of hard to take off. >> you've got to get it out there. i think trust, relationships are about trust. and trusting, we can talk about this together and talk about how we'll deal with it together. we've got -- >> that's why full disclosure is important, that's the first part of trust. if i'm willing to disclose
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everything about myself even my horrible finances, that says a lot about me as a person and the future of our marriage. >> but, if you are in this conversation and you really feel so passionate and know the passion is coming back the other direction and you say, oh, by the way, you know, i still have a lot of college loans, she has a lot of college loans. >> right. >> should that be a deal breaker? >> that's the beauty of saying it when you have all the hormones going and totally in love. you file like, everything we can surpass anything together and have that feeling of optimism for the relationship, a great time to say i'm really in debt here. >> don't wait until you had having fights how to plan the wedding party to bring out that kind of dits closure. >> right. >> and feelings are transient, they are at the moment. when you have that kind of debt, $170,000 in debt, it could take twenty years to pay off o you will live with that for a long time after the romance is over. >> does the kind of debt make a difference? this, the individual in our story here, this was college
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debt. you were starting to talk about some people who every single credit card is totally maxed out, living in fear of you know having their phones cut out. are there different kinds and does that make a difference? >> there are. and it speaks more to your attitude about money. if you group up in a family where money equals love, that's a problem. if the way you expressed your love by buying something for somebody is very different than if you feel like money is just to pay bills. your attitude about money, how you grew up with money and why are you in debt? because you are a label [ bleep ] and have to have head-to-toads practiceda or furthering your life, getting an mba. label [ bleep ], he understands. >> are you the saver or spender, how that conflicts. you have to get it on the table and there are documents to look at for folks, bring your credit reports to the table. they show every account you
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officials are warning victims of the pipeline explosion... good morning. it's 8:25. in the headlines this morning, state officials with warning pipeline victims of potential scams. four people have been already caught trying to obtain phony identification to receive services offered to fire victims. officials say people should also be careful and hire only licensed contractors to rebuild their homes of. a warning for boaters off the northern california coast. watch out for whales. there is a dead whale on the bow of a ship in the port of oakland. they are trying to determine if it was dead when the ship hit it and how to remove the whale from the ship. and it was a toy gun that prompted concord police to shoot a man early yesterday morning. that man is in critical but stable condition.
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police say the 25-year-old man was wanted for several armed robberies in the east bay and south bay areas. he had arrest warrants totaling $900,000. traffic and weather right after this. ,, ,,,,,,
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pacific an accident northbound highway 1, just south of manor. two trucks involved, right lane blocked causing traffic to back
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up in that area. give yourself extra time. 280 northbound looking good still but southbound 280 slug initial the area. if you're working your way on 680 southbound just past highway 84, lots of brake lights, two-car crash on the right shoulder. elsewhere a wreck eastbound 80 -- westbound, rather, at hill to the drive. left lane blocked. the bay bridge toll plaza not the animal planet, this is the bay bridge toll plaza, despite that spider there, look beyond that backed up to the maze. tracy, how do you like outsider? >> he has a crush on you. he always shows up when you do traffic! [ laughter ] >> san jose with a lot of clouds. cloudy conditions expected today especially along the coast with drizzle. a few breaks of sunshine around the bay. and inland today, some sunshine with highs near 80. for the weekend, more clouds with a frontal system approaching cooling us down sunday, giving us a chance of rain. monday and temperature conditions improbable, mix of
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sun and clouds wednesday and thursday -- conditions improve, mix of sun and clouds wednesday and thursday. her nose would grow? newspapers report the claims in this meg whitman ad are false. and she knows it. taxes went down under jerry brown. but whitman's nose keeps growing by the millions. meg whitman's nose keeps growing. whitman says california lost jobs under jerry brown. turns out 1.9 million jobs were created. she spent millions saying jerry brown raised taxes. fact is brown cut 4 billion in taxes.
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but whitman's nose keeps growing by the millions. a lot of enthusiasm out here on the plaza. the rain has stopped. the sky is blue and -- >> the sun arrived t. has indeed. can we do something real quick a second? a lot of people, united way supporters out here on the plaza. you're all fired up because, saturday october 2eneden united way in new york city. >> corporate partner will walk across the brooklyn bridge to raise awareness about bridging the gap in education, income and health. be there. the sunshine will be out! >> all right. >> like that. >> what a mission statement. >> got it down. >> very well done. >> if you've never walked the brooklyn bridge. >> got to do it. >> a great way to spend the day. >> no question.
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>> it doesn't really take all day. it doesn't. maybe half an hour. welcome back to the "early show." coming up, we'll meet a 6-year-old michigan girl who was uninvited. >> yes. >> to participate in her cheerleading squad. basically kicked off, after her mother complained about a cheer that the mom thought was a little too provocative and when she complained the other parents said, this is your problem, not our problem. turned into a huge uproar in michigan and kennedy tesch and their parents will give their side of the story here. how cute is she? >> adorabldorable. >> in a couple of minutes. >> also ahead, are you so in love with technology you have to be connected online practice 2ikly 24 xv2ik 24/7? he needed to lock himself in the bathroom for five days. a tiny pink bathroom in a tiny new york city apartment. >> if somebody -- >> to survive.
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>> if you have entertainment. >> there's other things can you do if you want to quit technology besides just locking yourself in a bathroom stall. >> apparently, though -- jeff glor will share his tips a little later. >> did you know how long "as the world turns" was on the year? >> over 50 years. >> it is. 54 years "as the world turns" has been a soap op cbs. tote, the last episode. a look back. >> julianne moore right there. >> a lot of stars -- >> amazing spotting the stars who then became stars. >> we were over in the broadcast center, they used to run into those -- used to run into those all the time. really nice, great, great people. first, though, back to dave in queens who has another look at the weather. >> good morning to you, guys. it's a very strange morning here in queens. first of all, tornadoes are rare occurrences here. and if you look what was a
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beautiful park it is strewn trees and limbs. squirrels don't know where to
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that's a quick look at our weather pick color. julia, of course, a fish storm out in the atlantic. a hurricane. karl gaining strength in the bay of campeche and igor rolling in a west-northwest direction and on a direct path for bermuda sunday night into monday. this could hit as a powerful category 3 storm or a strong 2. needless to say, a serious
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situation developing and bermuda already under a hurricane watch. tropical force winds, 290 miles from the center. a quick look at weather picture. back to you in the stew udio. just 6 years old, kennedy tesch looking forward to a new cheerleading season. her season was cut short by the team after her mother complained about one of the cheers. >> my bootie shakes from left to right. >> reporter: when this 6-year-old heard hur daughter's latest cheer, she said it was too suggestive for such young girls. >> one, it doesn't make any sense. to say, a 6-year-old should be saying those words is inappropriate. >> reporter: jennifer asked the team to make some changes in the cheer, but the board disagree and instead of modifying it they voted to kick kennedy off the squad. >> what it really comes down to is what one person wants against
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what everybody else wants. >> reporter: other parents felt since the cheer had been around for some time, they didn't find it offensive. >> why can't she go to another team? that doesn't maybe have that cheer on their team? >> reporter: for now, 6-year-old kennedy has been told she can be refunded the money for her uniform, but these no longer welcome on the cheerleading squad for 6-year-olds. and kennedy joins us now along with her parents jennifer and dwayne tesch. good morning, guys. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> jennifer, so cheerleading, i think maybe your mental image of all this is going to be so sweet, it's going to be cute, and you've heard the words to this cheer and your thought was, what? >> i was just in shock, actually, because i've been around cheerleading all my life. i grew up as a clearleading. i started in this organization. have been a coach and never heard this cheer, and to hear this cheer coming out of my 6-year-old daughter's mouth, i was in shock. i really couldn't comprehend it.
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>> dwayne, it's interesting. we ran in the piece the reaction of other parents. we've always had this cheer it doesn't bother any of us. why should it bother you? do you feel -- how did it make you feel? >> i just thought it was inappropriate for a 6-year-old to be saying it. really, the words from it were just inappropriate. nothing more to say. >> jennifer, how has this been for kennedy? because so much about being a little kid these days is about inclusion and we talk about bullying and acceptance and all of these other issues, and the a lot of this is coming into play here. >> it is. and, you know, right from the get-go i told her how i felt about the cheer. that i didn't think it was right for little girls to say. she understood that. you know, and when i finally told her the other day that they kick her off the team, i made sure to let her know it wasn't
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something she did, she wasn't being punished, that people are mad at mommy and daddy, and because of that we were going to have to not be able to go back. >> kennedy, do you still want to be on a cheerleading team? >> uh-huh. >> yeah. you still do? >> yes. >> was cheerleading fun? >> i don't know yet. >> you don't know yet. >> i don't know. >> she's so cute. she's absolutely precious. >> thank you. >> mom, help me understand this. do you want to -- pursue this in some way, look for a different cheerleading team? what do you want to see happen? >> well, we will obviously be looking for a different cheerleading team, whether it's the rest of this year or another year, it will be a different team. pursuing it, they said we could come back next year. that's not going to happen, but you know, i just want them to acknowledge that kicking her off
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for their reaction to what i did was uncalled for. regardless of saying i did it wrong, i don't think i did, but if the they did, it wasn't right to punish her. that's what i wish they would acknowledge. >> have there been any repercussions? individuals been mean to her at school or anything? >> no. no, no. it's been fine. no. so far. honestly, desides this organization, i've had such wide support. wide support. so it's been great. >> i love that face. look at that scrunched up face looking at us in the camera this morning. all right, sweetheart. you take care. jennifer and dwayne, thank you very much for taking the time to share your story with us. >> thanks far having us. >> hope it all turns out all right. >> me, too. most people are joking when they say they'they're stuck to
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blackberry or iphone. one guy in new york city decided he needed to quick cold turkey an went about it in an unusual way. >> reporter: comedian mark spends a lot of time surfing the web. >> i like the internet. i really, really like the internet. >> reporter: but he liked it a little too much. the self-confessed internet addict was online so much it created problems in his marriage so he began a five-day detox in the one place he wouldn't be tempted to logon, the bathroom. >> it's honestly not that bad. i'm a short guy. i can do this. this is going to be a lot easier than i thought. >> reporter: just hours into the incident, he changed his tune. >> this is terrible, terrible idea. >> reporter: cut off from the internet and boredom setting in, he was forced to imp prrovise.
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>> i would bring in my cat. >> friends dropped by to visit. >> reporter: eeven found time for a workout. despite the distractions. ♪ ah >> reporter: he struggled to adjust to life without the internet. >> i need the internet so bad. >> reporter: finally after five very long digital-free days and nights -- >> mark -- >> mark emerged. not completely off-line, but certainly more aware. mark is out of the bathroom, in the studio. along with his wife. also with us, editor of a website. good to have you all here. why the bathroom. especially a new york city
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bathroom. that's like the size of a coat closet. >> true. i try to do it in my daily life. last about an hour's i thought, in new york city, where is a place i can go, zero temptations and distraction, the only place i could come up with, my own bathroom. >> you said you were on from the time you got up until the time you went to bed. why did you have the need to be connected? >> i don't know. seven or eight years i had this problem. check sites, on e-mail everybody five minutes. if people watch the video, this was really a detox. the the first day i felt i was on an episode with "little house on the prairie" without technology, except the prairie was a little tiny bathroom. >> were you a twitter fanatic. when you heard he was going to do this experiment what was your initial reaction? >> i think i was horrified. >> weren't happy he was giving up the internet i. was happy he would be working on his addicti
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addiction. not thrilled he would live in our one bathroom. >> did you move out for five days? >> no. i lived there. i used the bathroom. >> it brings you closer as a couple, doesn't it -- >> hmm -- kind of. >> what did you miss the most in that tiny little pink bathroom. >> my bed. of course, the bathtub, not comfortable. >> not many pillows? >> it doesn't work. the news site, i'm a news junkie. not knowing what was going on had the news psychologically i need the -- twitter was really strange, facebook and stuff, everything especially. but i found during the week as it progressed it got easier. >> funny how addicted we are to -- really it's information overloading yet we can't live without tinchts think maybe his is an extreme case but i don't think it's uncommon and people know who they are, they can't hide it. someone addicted to technology go to the bathroom often or are looking under the table. even vibrate. when their phone isn't on them, they feel it vibrate.
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they're out there. people are out there. it's not that uncommon. tweeting about a biological function. that's too much. >> are you finding people are starting to recognize it, like mark, trying to recognize it and do something about it? >> it's being pointed out to them. they recognize it, but i think they're hiding it because people are pointing it out to them's you're not talking complete sentences because you're talking to someone else or bumping into something because you're looking down. walking down a manhattan street. it happens i. walked into an air conditioner and thought, maybe i should stop checking my blackberry. the kids weren't with me. you don't have to lock yourself in bathroom for five days. how else can you curb it? >> don't quit cold turkey. ask anyone. lindsay lohan will tell you quitting anything cold turkey is harder. you wean yourself off. ways to do that. declare it no phone zone. go to a movie, you're not allowed to use your phone. some theaters are disabling the signal. do that to yourself. dinner is a great time. one of the few times, you're
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actually across from someone you care about. one way. give your phone or technology a curfew. people go to bed at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00. i don't think they should, other people should expect you to answer e-mail. >> maybe don't keep it next to your bed. >> talk to me about how your addiction is now? >> a lot better. had i walk down the street i'm not on my iphone. i notice the trees, as much nature in new york city as there it. >> yes. >> a whole different world. enjoying silence. it helped me to be self-aware and create boundaries. >> can you keep it up? >> i hope so. >> what do you think? because you -- you live with mark. what have you noticed? has it really worked? >> i think it's helped. he's nor aware of it. he'll catch himself. he'll be checking, catch hills, put it away. us a little more on me. >> we would be on dates and i would be sneaking my phone under the table and she'd bust me. >> good for you, busting him.
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>> i'd get a time-out. >> you want to keep her, no more internet at the dinner table. good to have all of you here. good luck. >> thank you. we could all use help in this department. now, here is harry. harry. >> sorry. i really am paying attention. for more than 50 years this network has been taking viewers to the town of oakdale, illinois, home of "as the world turns." days our last visit to oakdale as the legendary soap opera airs its final episode. ♪ >> this spring the cast of "as the world turns" came together one last time and posed for a final photo. >> today it just feels like a celebration that we've all gotten -- i'm going to go. i'm going to go. okay. it's not a good day. >> for 54 years "as the world
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turns" remained a staple in cbs daytime television lineup. >> i think the show ending is really tragic. i hate that it's ending. >> i want you just to remember that you are part and parcel of a family. >> originally broadcast in 1956, "as the world turns" quickly topped the daytime ratings. >> i feel rather important right now. >> and remained the number one daytime drama for two decades. the show also launched the careers of some of hollywood's biggest stars. >> we never stopped loving each other. >> including meg ryan. >> marisa tomei, julianne moore. >> i love that period of my life. they were so kind to me, treated me like a professional and grown up when i wasn't either. >> like many soaps, they were full of scandal and sexuality. >> that feels nice. >> at times "as the world turns"
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was ground breaking. the show introduced the first gay character in 1988. despite critical success, winning four daytime emmy awards for best drama, ratings and production budgets declined. >> it's all about the bottom line, you know. i understand that. we're a victim of the times. >> between takes for the final episode, number 13,858 cast and crew took time for long good-byes. >> i love you, baby doll. >> reflected on the show's remarkably long journey through television history. >> good night. [ applause ] >> hopefully we'll all somewhere meet each other again and work again. i wish you all the best. [ applause ] >> a lot of tears around the
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building as that show is good nighted today. so interesting, when it went on the haair, it was the first hal hour daytime drama. all until then were 15 minutes. this came on the air as half an hour, ground breaking. it didn't do so great. second season got a little traction. it went 20 years, two decades, as the number one daytime show. >> that's amazing. my grandmother watched it forever. i'm sure she's taping this and she still tapes them every day all the cbs soaps. >> guiding light went off the air recently. my grandmother used to listen to that when it was a radio program. it went offer the air last year and she listened to every episode decades and decades. >> for a lot of people in new york city it's rough, too. an end of a number of jobs. a sad good-bye. >> i actually was on that show. >> i knew that was coming. >> harry likes to talk about ho,
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from rain to a gorgeous friday here in new york city. >> this is a super spectacular weekend here. >> it just appeared all of a sudden, the sun. it was nasty last night for a while. and it came through so quickly. but they're still trying to figure out it was a tornado or not. >> my dog has thunder-o phobia. >> ooh. >> he doesn't like it. he's the world's greatest dog but doesn't like thunderstorms. >> you knew it was coming. i was trying to get my kids in. i had one strapped to me and all of a sudden see my dog, slash of thunder, it goes cat, dog, kid, all chasing each other and tumbled on top of one another, louder than thunder. >> don't forget the saturday "early show" tomorrow morning, right?
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headlines... ll be held this it is 8:55. good morning, everyone. i'm sydnie kohara with your cbs 5 news headlines. a funeral will be held this morning for two of the victims in san bruno. the mass for jacqueline grieg and her daughter janessa will be at saint cecilia catholic church in san francisco at 11:00 a.m. a vigil was held last night. it was a toy gun that prompted concord police to shoot a man early yesterday morning. that man in critical but stable condition now. police say 25-year-old bryan brownwhite was wanted for several armed robberies in the east bay and south bay. police say a fourth sexual assault has been reported at a walnut creek apartment complex. a berkeley man still in jail on charges related to the three other cases reported at the same complex a few months ago. we'll take a look at traffic and weather right after this.
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let's start you off with an accident westbound 4 at love ridge cars blocking lanes. you can see lots of delays slow and go in that area pretty much out of antioch as you work your way through pittsburg. give yourself some extra time. stef dealing with delays on highway 1 out of pacifica.
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earlier accident just south of manor completely cleared out of lanes. still sluggish, also dense fog reported on both directions of highway 1 into daly city, south 280 slow. 280 through downtown, looks light, some delays on the connectors near that area. that's a look at traffic. have a wonderful weekend. here's tracy. >> hey, thanks, gianna. yeah, let's have a wonderful weekend. it's friday. a cloudy and drizzle and foggy friday. all that and more this morning. we do have delays on arrivals at sfo as well around one hour. conditions for the afternoon, some sunshine expected inland but the closer to the bay and the coast, more clouds are expected. saturday cloudy skies across the bay area and sunday, along with the clouds, a chance of rain showers in addition to cooler temperatures. monday, tuesday, wednesday and thursday, more sunshine and temperatures will begin to warm up.
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The Early Show
CBS September 17, 2010 6:00am-8:00am PST

News/Business. (2010) Remembering 'As the World Turns'; fashion week. New. (CC) (Stereo)

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